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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileClinic Staff Attorney The candidate will conduct client intakes. Collect information necessary to address clients’ legal issues and educate tenants regarding the legal system and the progress of an eviction lawsuit. Will review legal documents with tenants; instruct them on filing these documents and how to prepare for hearings and settlement conferences. Prepare responsive pleadings, stay of execution requests, and other necessary pleadings. Evaluate and screen cases for appropriate referrals for direct representation by other legal services organizations. Prepare case summaries for court ordered settlement conferences. Advocate for tenants and negotiate on their behalf with landlords and landlords’ attorneys in unlawful detainer actions. Represent tenants at court hearings, settlement conferences, and trial. Provide support for volunteer attorneys and attorneys at other legal services organizations representing tenants. Work with attorneys and other firm staff to train and supervise volunteers and interns. Conduct trainings and other outreach as needed to other non-profits and community based agencies. Perform other duties as assigned. Should have California Bar Membership. Should have demonstrated commitment to social justice and an interest in assisting diverse, low-income communities. Should have excellent written and oral communication skills and computer literate. Fluency, and ability to help clients, in multiple languages is strongly preferred.
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Eviction Defense Collaborative
995 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103